Corvallis, OR. -- Oregon State has hired Mitch Canham as it's new baseball coach, KEZI has confirmed on Thursday.
Canham was a three-year starting catcher for the Beavers from 2005 to 2007. He helped OSU win back-to-back national titles and two Pac-10 titles in that span.
The 34-year-old Canham served most recently as the Double-A manager in the Seattle Mariners organization.
According to reports last year's interim head coach Pat Bailey and assistant coach Nate Yeskie were among the others interviewed.